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Start Date: 2-Jan-1972 7:09 PM

End Date: 2-Jan-1972 7:12 PM


Nixon, Richard M. (President)Kissinger, Henry A.

Recording Device: White House Telephone

Full Tape Conversation Start Time: 05:53:10

Full Tape Conversation End Time: 05:55:28


NARA Description:

On January 2, 1972, President Richard M. Nixon and Henry A. Kissinger talked on the telephone from 7:09 pm to 7:12 pm. The White House Telephone taping system captured this recording, which is known as Conversation 017-151 of the White House Tapes.

Nixon Library Finding Aid:

Conversation No. 17-151

Date: January 2, 1972
Time: 7:09 pm - 7:12 pm
Location: White House Telephone

Henry A. Kissinger talked with the President.

[See Conversation No. 311-56]

     Prisoner of War [POW] wives
          -Kissinger unable to get in touch with Maj. Gen. James D. Hughes
          -Deadline for US withdrawal from Vietnam
          -Kissinger's dealings with POW wives
          -US bombing of Vietnam
                -Mike Wallace
          -Dan Rather
          -Questions Rather might ask
                -President to discuss POW issue with Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
                      [USSR] and People’s Republic of China [PRC]
                      -President's response
          -Release of POW discussed by

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